Tuesday, September 11, 2012

"Rain" (September Haiku, Day Twelve)



It’s summer still.  Fall
Will lower the bridge over
Her castle’s moat.  Wait.

Color in her cheeks,
She’ll let you in her castle,
When golden leaves fall.

When loneliness rings,
She’ll wrap you in reds and golds,
Hand you a scepter.

She’ll make you her king,
You’ll be her Sun and her Moon,
She will bow to you.

You’ll call her Autumn,
You will be kind and patient,
You won’t offend her.

You will rule the stars,
You will ride the Milky Way,
Curb a wild comet.

You will know your moves,
Your mind will be clear, agile,
You will shed your doubts.

The passage of clouds,
The low whisper of twilight
Will render your thoughts.

She’ll stay by your side,
Nature’s daughter, your true love,
No gloss on her lips.

She’ll call you her own,
Honey is too sweet for her,
A hint of pepper.

You’ll read her music,
Scriptures earthly and divine,
Complex and easy.

You will dance to it,
She will surrender to you,
Her hair – strands of rain.



To be continued...

Live for the Love of it,
The Happy Amateur 

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20 comments:

  1. I like the rain haiku - it stands alone too.

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    1. Thank you, Barbara! Can you believe it's already #12? It's going too fast..

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  3. "her hair strands of rain" - very pretty image.

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  4. Nice flow! And I too like "her hair stands of rain"

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  5. I agree with the others before me - the final line is superb! Keep the series going :-)

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    1. There is no turning back now - have to keep adding haiku :-)

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  6. Strands of hair...

    http://locomente.blogspot.in/2012/09/and-i-fell-in-love.html

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  7. a Haiku poem, each stanza is a haiku, how creative.

    missed you a lot at poets rally.

    check it out today.

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    1. Hi, thank you for your comment. I'm behind on so many things..one of these days I'll get "organizized" :-)

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  8. Cool poem, it had wonderful imagery and great energy. Thank you for sharing it.

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    1. Thank you! Half way through the poem, stay tuned :-)

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